Thirkettle Nurseries
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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


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Pear 'Beurre Hardy'
Tree
An outstanding eating juicy pear with wonderful fragrance, melting juicy flesh and has a great taste. Generally self fertile. 4 x 3m
Bag Size
PB8 Available

Pear 'Crispie'
Pear 'Crispie'
From the breeders of Apple Jazz and Gold Kiwifruit comes this pear cross which offers a refreshing combination of European flavour and Asian 'crunch' appeal. A welcome addition for home gardeners wanting a new fruit taste sensation. PVR applies. 3 x 2m
Bag Size
PB8 Available

Pear 'Doyenne du Comice'
Widely accepted as the "connoisseur’s" pear! Yellow-green skin, ripening to pinkish-brown. Very juicy, melting flesh with outstanding flavour. 4 x 3m
Bag Size
PB8 Limited Stock

Pear 'Morettini Early'
Early season. Highly recommended pear of good quality with melting texture & white juicy, sweet & tart flavour. Medium size with greenish skin. Good health.
Bag Size
PB8 Available

Pear 'Taylors Gold'
Large, cinnamon coloured pear with sweet & juicy creamy white flesh. Easy to grow but needs other pears around for cross pollination. Sun and best staked. Summer prune to keep smaller. 4 x 3m
Bag Size
PB8 Available

Pear 'Tosca'
Early Italian pear with yellow green fruit and a slight blush. Flesh is creamy white, sweet, smooth and juicy. Crisp to the bite and a bit exotic to the taste buds. Great for eating and wonderful in salads. 4 x 3m
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Persimmon 'Fuyu'
Full sun Tree
A lovely deciduous fruiting tree. The yellow - orange fruit ripens in May. Sweet and excellent flavour. An excellent specimen tree, as well as fruiting. Brilliant autumn foliage. Non-astringent.
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Persimmon 'Hiratanenashi'
Full sun Tree
A deciduous fruiting tree. The fruit ripen mid season and the tree is a heavy cropper. Pick fruit when softish. This makes an excellent specimen tree with its orange coloured fruit. 3m.
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Persimmon 'Izu'
Full sun Tree
The earliest ripening of the good quality Asian persimmons.This is a non-astringent, sweet selection with good size fruit on a compact tree. Best for marginal areas where ripening can be a problem. Self fertile & highly ornamental. 3 x 3m
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Persimmon 'Matsumoto Wase Fuyu'
A highly ornamental & fruiting tree, with large orange coloured, sweet, crisp autumn fruit. Sought after as it ripens slightly earlier than Fuyu. Needs warmth & protection from hard frosts. 4 x 4m
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Plum Gobstopper® 'Teak Gold'
Large, attractive burgundy fruit with deep yellow, juicy flesh. Superb eating quality with no acid and very sweet syrupy, slightly aromatic flavour! Fruit matures slowly and will remain on the tree in a firm ripe condition for up to one week without losing eating quality. Mid season. Semi freestone. Protected by PVR.
Bag Size
PB8 Limited Stock

Plum 'Hawera'
Full sun Tree
Proving to be one of the best plums for home gardens. Large dark, red fruit with very firm dark, blood-red flesh with excellent flavour. Great for eating and preserves. Self fertile and a heavy cropper. 4 x 3m
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Plum 'Luisa'
Luisa is a chance seedling arising in Hamilton. Very large, yellow flesh and skin, virtually freestone. Unusual shape, similar to a mango. PVR applies Exceptional eating quality with a sweet aromatic flavour and fine texture, very juicy. Luisa is very grower friendly in terms of pollination, cultivation and disease hardiness, so can be readily grown organically. Ripens late January to Early February. Self-fertile.
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Quince 'Smyrna'
Very large bright yellow fruit with light yellow flesh. Attractive smaller tree with dark green foliage and very showy blossoms in late spring. Fruit stores well. Self fertile. Sun. 3 x 2m
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Raspberry 'Heritage'
Full sun Shrub
Highly recommended home garden selection for fresh eating, freezing, bottling, and preserves. Large, sweet, dark red berries with a mild flavour from mid summer. Tall sturdy canes can be cut off at the ground each winter. Sun. 1.8 x 1.2m
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Raspberry 'Lewis'
Outstanding raspberry with large, glossy, attractive, and firm summer fruit. Well suited home gardeners throughout the more temperate parts of the country. Fruits on second year canes. Some sun. 1.5m
Bag Size
2.5L Available

 
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